Water and Sewer

Main Campus Drive Water Main

Improvement project will replace aging materials to meet future infrastructure capacity demand.

The goal of this project is to improve the public water distribution system located at NC State University’s Centennial Campus. 

The improvements include construction of approximately 3,000 linear feet of 12-inch public water main. Update of approximately 4,000 linear feet of private water mains and appurtenances will also take place.

 

Project Details

 
Type:
Water and Sewer
Budget:
$1,100,000
Contractors:
NC State University, AECOM, Pipeline Utilities

Contact

 

Julie Parham, PE
Senior Project Manager
Phone: 919-996-4541 
Office Location: 1 Exchange Plaza Suite 620
Raleigh, NC 27601

Lead Department:
Water

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Pre-Approval

This phase is complete.

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Water

Programmed

This phase is complete.

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Water

Planning

This phase is complete.

Lead Department:
Water

Design

 

  • Final design is complete.
Lead Department:
Water

Right of Way Acquisition

Project permitting and 'Right of Way' processes are underway.
Public advertisement for construction bids currently schedule for late Summer 2020.
Final discussions between the City and University staff planned.

Lead Department:
Water

Construction

Construction began in early November 2021 and is currently ahead of schedule to finish in Spring 2022. Waterline installation is almost complete. Crews will be working to connect the new water main with the existing water main in Main Campus Drive.

During pipe installation, motorists on Main Campus Drive may encounter a one lane flagger operation to facilitate safe construction of the work.

 

Lead Department:
Water

Complete

Phase details coming soon.

Lead Department:
Water

History

The City’s water project model shows the need for a new waterline along Main Campus Drive. This waterline will promote system reliability. City and University staff entered into previous agreements to make this project possible.

Schedule

Date Activity
Fall 2019 Project Design Complete
Spring 2020 Permitting Complete
Spring 2020 Easement Acquisition Complete
Summer 2020 Project Bid Complete
Fall 2021 Project Construction Begins
Summer 2022 Project Construction Complete